Press Release January 30, 2013

Goodwin Procter Advises Behrman Capital in Acquisition of Tresys Technology

Goodwin Procter attorneys recently represented client Behrman Capital, a private equity investment firm based in New York and San Francisco, in its acquisition of Tresys Technology, a provider of cybersecurity products and services. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Tresys Technologies, based in Maryland, provides government and commercial customers with products and services that address computer network defense, focusing primarily on platform security, assured information sharing and security engineering. In addition, Tresys is widely recognized as an expert in Security Enhanced Linux.

Behrman Capital was founded in 1991 by Gran G. and Darryl G. Behrman. The firm invests in management buyouts, leveraged buildups and recapitalizations of established growth businesses. The company’s investments are primarily focused in five industries: health care, specialty manufacturing, business to business outsourcing, defense and information technology. The firm has raised five funds with a combined capital base in excess of $3.0 billion.

The Goodwin team that advised Behrman Capital was led by A.J. Weidhaas and included partners Joel Lehrer, Laura Rupenian, Bradford SmithScott Webster and William Weiss.

For more information on the transaction, please see the press release issued by Behrman Capital.